NO HOLES BARRED Mouse femurs (shown in X-rays) with multiple myeloma growing in the bone marrow develop holes and weak spots (middle, red arrows). Treating mice with a drug that inhibits an enzyme responsible for kick-starting the destruction prevents much of the bone loss (right).
H. Liu et al/Science Translational Medicine 2016
GAMING THE BRAIN Neuroscience tools didn’t reveal much about the inner workings of a simple microprocessor (right), so how can they grasp the much more complex brain?
From left: Courtesy of Lab. of Neuro Imaging and Martinos Ctr. for Biomedical Imaging, Consortium of the Human Connectome Project; Greg James of the Visual 6502 project.
EYE OPENER Women who receieve corneal transplants are more likely to reject them if their donors are male.